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Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

    Espionage Rewind: Alan Turing Pt. 1

    Espionage Rewind: Alan Turing Pt. 1

    On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Espionage that you might have missed! 

    One of the most important figures in World War II wasn’t a military commander or a powerful statesman: he was a mathematician. From a secretive mansion 50 miles north of London, Alan Turing and his fellow cryptanalysts broke the codes that led the Allies to victory.

    • 56 min
    Harold “Jim” Nicholson Pt. 1

    Harold “Jim” Nicholson Pt. 1

    In 1994, 43-year-old Jim Nicholson was a bona fide U.S. intelligence star. But a series of challenges in Jim’s personal life led him to sell top-secret U.S. intelligence secrets to the Russian spy service, the Service of the Russian Federation. His betrayal would put countless American lives at risk.

    • 45 min
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    Every Monday through Friday, Parcast Daily filters through all of your favorite Parcast shows to highlight one timely and relevant episode premiering each day. You might hear about a calculating killer on Female Criminals, delve into the minds of history and fiction’s greatest bad guys on Villains, or spiral down into intrigue and speculation on Conspiracy Theories. Whatever your tastes, you’ll always get something new on Parcast Daily.

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    • 14 min
    Duško Popov Pt. 2

    Duško Popov Pt. 2

    While on assignment in America, he secured information that could have stopped Pearl Harbor—but his efforts were thwarted by the FBI’s politics of suspicion. As Duško Popov returned to Europe and his Nazi spymasters, he had to work harder than ever before to keep his cover intact—and ensure that D-Day happened.

    • 51 min
    Duško Popov Pt. 1

    Duško Popov Pt. 1

    He was recruited by both Germany’s Abwehr and Britain’s MI6, cementing himself as one of World War II’s foremost double-agents. Promptly after Duško Popov started his life as a spy, he was given information that could have stopped Pearl Harbor.

    • 49 min
    Morris and Lona Cohen Pt. 2

    Morris and Lona Cohen Pt. 2

    After the success of their atomic mission in 1945, Morris and Lona Cohen’s work was far from over and the USSR wanted more intel. The FBI, meanwhile, wanted them behind bars...

    • 44 min

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